New data

Highlights of updates across Compass' topic areas:

Population projections


Health coverage


This can be a somewhat volatile measure. For example, North Dakota, which experienced incredibly strong year-over-year job growth for several years, is now at the very bottom of the state ranking list.

Median income (all households)

Median income (older adult-headed households)


This represents a selection of data updated on the site. Click the links and use the gray breakdown bar to navigate to more new data in each topic area.

Updated April 2017

NEW feature

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Now you can create a profile comparing two areas.

Twin Cities 7-county region

Minneapolis-St. Paul neighborhoods

Duluth neighborhoods

Featured trend

People without health insurance
health trend

Fewer people lack health insurance

Minnesota and the U.S. as a whole saw a substantial drop in the number and proportion of residents without health insurance between 2013 and 2015. In Minnesota, 242,798 (5.2%) residents under age 65 lacked health insurance in 2015, down from 436,000 (9.3%) in 2013. Nationally, the rate dropped nearly 6 percentage points.

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